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Michael Bruce Sterling (born April 14, 1954) is an American science fiction author, best known for his novels and his seminal work on the Mirrorshades anthology, which helped define the cyberpunk genre. Events 43 BC - Battle of Forum Gallorum: Mark Antony, besieging Julius Caesar 's assassin Decimus Junius Brutus in Year 1954 ( MCMLIV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1954 Gregorian calendar) A pen name, nom de plume, or literary double, is a Pseudonym adopted by an Author or their publishers to conceal their identity A fanzine (see also Zine) is a nonprofessional publication produced by fans of a particular cultural phenomenon (such as a literary or musical genre for the pleasure Cheap Truth was a free series of one-page double-sidded newsletters (i Employment is a Contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. Nationality is a relationship between a Person and their State of Origin, Culture, association Affiliation and/or Loyalty The United States of America —commonly referred to as the A literary genre is a category of literary composition Genres may be determined by Literary technique, tone, Content, or even (as in the case of fiction Cyberpunk is a Science fiction genre noted for its focus on " High tech and low life. This is a list of modern literary movements: that is movements after the Renaissance. James Graham Ballard (born 15 November in the International Settlement in Shanghai, China) is a British Novelist and Short Alfred Bester ( December 18, 1913 - September 30, 1987) known to his friends as Alfie, was an American science fiction Samuel Ray Delany Jr (born April 1, 1942, New York City) is an award-winning American Science fiction Symmes Chadwick Oliver ( 30 March 1928 – 9 August 1993) was an award winning Science fiction and Western writer and Charles David George "Charlie" Stross (born Leeds, 18 October 1964 is a writer based in Edinburgh, Scotland. Alastair Preston Reynolds (born in 1966 in Barry, Wales) is a Welsh Science fiction author. Events 43 BC - Battle of Forum Gallorum: Mark Antony, besieging Julius Caesar 's assassin Decimus Junius Brutus in Year 1954 ( MCMLIV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1954 Gregorian calendar) Note that this Partial list contains some authors whose works of fantastic fiction would today be called science fiction even if they predate or did not work in that genre Cyberpunk is a Science fiction genre noted for its focus on " High tech and low life.
Sterling is, along with William Gibson, Rudy Rucker, John Shirley, Lewis Shiner, and Pat Cadigan, one of the founders of the cyberpunk movement in science fiction, as well as its chief ideological promulgator, and one whose polemics on the topic earned him the nickname "Chairman Bruce". William Ford Gibson (born March 17 1948 is an American - Canadian writer who has been called the "noir prophet" of the Cyberpunk subgenre Rudolf von Bitter Rucker (born March 22, 1946 in Louisville Kentucky) is an American Computer scientist and Science fiction John Patrick Shirley (born February 10, 1953) is an American Science fiction and horror writer of Novels short stories Lewis Shiner ( December 30, 1950, Eugene Oregon) is an American writer Pat Cadigan (born 1953 is an American-born Science fiction author, whose work is described as part of the Cyberpunk movement An ideology is a set of beliefs aims and Ideas especially in politics Polemics (pəˈlɛmɪks/ /poʊ- is the practice of disputing or controverting religious, philosophical, or political matters He was also one of the first organizers of the Turkey City Writer's Workshop, and is a frequent attendee at the Sycamore Hill Writer's Workshop. Turkey City Writer's Workshop is a peer-to-peer professional Science fiction writer's workshop in Texas modeled after the east coast Milford Writer's Workshop Sycamore Hill Writer's Workshop is a Workshop for Science fiction writers He won Hugo Awards for the novelette "Bicycle Repairman" and the novella "Taklamakan". The Hugo Awards are given every year for the best Science fiction or Fantasy works and achievements of the previous year Bicycle Repairman is a Postcyberpunk short story by Science fiction writer Bruce Sterling.
His first novel, Involution Ocean, published in 1977, features the world Nullaqua where all the atmosphere is contained in a single, miles-deep crater; the story concerns a ship sailing on the ocean of dust at the bottom, which hunts creatures called dustwhales that live beneath the surface. Temperature and layers The temperature of the Earth's atmosphere varies with altitude the mathematical relationship between temperature and altitude varies among five In the broadest sense the term impact crater can be applied to any depression natural or manmade resulting from the high velocity impact of a projectile with larger body An ocean (from Greek, ''Okeanos'' (Oceanus) is a major body of saline water, and a principal component of the Hydrosphere. It is partially a science-fictional pastiche of Moby-Dick by Herman Melville. The word pastiche describes a literary or other artistic Genre. Moby-Dick is an 1851 Novel by Herman Melville. The story tells the adventures of the wandering sailor Ishmael and his voyage on the whaleship Herman Melville (August 1 1819 &ndash September 28 1891 was an American novelist Short story writer Essayist and poet
From the late 1970s onwards, Sterling wrote a series of stories set in the Shaper/Mechanist universe: the solar system is colonised, with two major warring factions. The Shaper/Mechanist universe is the setting for a series of Science fiction short stories (and the novel Schismatrix) written by the author Bruce The Solar System consists of the Sun and those celestial objects bound to it by Gravity. The Mechanists use a great deal of computer-based mechanical technologies; the Shapers do genetic engineering on a massive scale. Genetic engineering, Recombinant DNA technology, genetic modification/manipulation (GM and gene splicing are terms that apply to the direct The situation is complicated by the eventual contact with alien civilizations; humanity eventually splits into many subspecies, with the implication that many of these effectively vanish from the galaxy, reminiscent of The Singularity in the works of Vernor Vinge. Extraterrestrial life is Life originating outside of the Earth. A Civilization is a society in which large numbers of people share a variety of common elements A galaxy is a massive gravitationally bound system consisting of Stars an Interstellar medium of gas and dust, and Dark matter The technological singularity is a theoretical future point of unprecedented technological progress caused in part by the ability of machines to improve themselves using Artificial Vernor Steffen Vinge (ˈvɪndʒi (born October 2, 1944 in Waukesha Wisconsin, U The Shaper/Mechanist stories can be found in the collection Crystal Express and the collection Schismatrix Plus, which contains the original novel Schismatrix and all of the stories set in the Shaper/Mechanist universe. Alastair Reynolds identified Schismatrix and the other Shaper/Mechanist stories as one of the greatest influences on his own work. Alastair Preston Reynolds (born in 1966 in Barry, Wales) is a Welsh Science fiction author. 
Bruce Sterling at the Open Cultures conference (5 June 2003
In the 1980s, Sterling edited a series of science fiction newsletters called Cheap Truth, under the alias of Vincent Omniaveritas. Events 70 - Titus and his Roman Legions breach the middle wall of Jerusalem in the Siege of Jerusalem Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. Cheap Truth was a free series of one-page double-sidded newsletters (i He wrote a column called Catscan, for the now-defunct science fiction critical magazine, SF Eye.
He recently contributed a chapter to Sound Unbound: Sampling Digital Music and Culture (The MIT Press, 2008) edited by Paul D. Miller a. k. a. DJ Spooky. DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid (born Paul D Miller,1970 is a Washington DC-born electronic and experimental Hip hop musician whose work is often called "
He has been the instigator of three projects which can be found on the Web -
- The Dead Media Project - A collection of "research notes" on dead media technologies, from Incan quipus, through Victorian phenakistoscopes, to the departed video game and home computers of the 1980s. The Dead Media Project was initially proposed by science fiction writer Bruce Sterling in 1995 in his "Dead Media Manifesto" Quipu or khipu (sometimes called talking knots) were recording devices used in the Inca Empire and its predecessor societies in the Andean The phenakistoscope (also spelled phenakistiscope) was an early Animation device the predecessor of the Zoetrope. A video game is a Game that involves interaction with a User interface to generate visual feedback on a video device. The Project's homepage, including Sterling's original Dead Media Manifesto can be found at http://www.deadmedia.org
- The Viridian Design Movement - his attempt to create a "green" design movement focused on high-tech, stylish, and ecologically sound design. Bright green environmentalism is an ideology based on the belief that New technologies and Social innovation provide the most successful path to Sustainable development  The Viridian Design home page, including Sterling's Viridian Manifesto and all of his Viridian Notes, is managed by Jon Lebkowsky at http://www.viridiandesign.org. Jon Lebkowsky is a consultant Author and Activist who was cofounder of FringeWare Inc The Viridian Movement helped to spawn the popular "bright green" environmental weblog Worldchanging. Worldchanging is an American non-profit online magazine and Blog about Sustainability and Social innovation. WorldChanging contributors include many of the original members of the Viridian "curia".
- Embrace the Decay - a web-only art piece commissioned by the LA Museum of Contemporary Art in 2003.  Incorporating contributions solicited through The Viridian Design 'movement', Embrace the Decay was the most visited piece/page at LA MOCA's Digital Gallery, and included contributions from Jared Tarbell of levitated.net and co-author of several books on advanced Flash programming, and Monty Zukowski, creator of the winning 'decay algorithm' sponsored by Bruce.
Sterling has a habit of coining neologisms to describe things which he believes will be common in the future, especially items which already exist in limited numbers.
- In the December 2005 issue of Wired magazine, Sterling coined the term buckyjunk. Buckyjunk refers to future, difficult-to-recycle consumer waste made of carbon nanotubes (aka buckytubes, based on buckyballs or buckminsterfullerene). "C60" and "C-60" redirect here For other uses see C60 (disambiguation.
- In July 1989, in SF Eye #5, he was the first to use the word "slipstream" to refer to a type of speculative fiction between traditional science fiction and fantasy and mainstream literature. Slipstream is a kind of fantastic or non-realistic fiction that crosses conventional genre boundaries between Science fiction / Fantasy or mainstream Literary fiction
- In December 1999 he coined the term "Wexelblat disaster", for a disaster caused when a natural disaster triggers a secondary, and more damaging, failure of human technology.
- In August 2004 he suggested a type of technological device (he called it "spime") that, through pervasive RFID and GPS tracking, can track its history of use and interact with the world. Radio-frequency identification ( RFID) is an automatic identification method relying on storing and remotely retrieving data using devices called RFID tags or Basic concept of GPS operation A GPS receiver calculates its position by carefully timing the signals sent by the constellation of GPS Satellites high above the Earth
- In the speech where he offered "spime", he noted that the term "blobject", with which he is sometimes credited, was passed on to him by industrial designer Karim Rashid. A Blobject is most often a colorful Mass-produced, Plastic -based emotionally engaging Consumer product with a Curvilinear, flowing Karim Rashid (born September 18, 1960) is an Industrial designer. The term may originally have been coined by Steven Skov Holt.
Sterling at Robofest
'94 (with mullet
). Robofest is a competition for 5-12 graders It is similar to FIRST Lego League (FLL but while FLL limits the student's robots to Lego Mindstorms robots Robofest A mullet is a Hairstyle that is short in the front top and sides but long in the back
In childhood, Sterling spent several years in India, and today has a notable fondness for Bollywood films. India, officially the Republic of India (भारत गणराज्य inc-Latn Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages) is a country Bollywood (बॉलीवूड بالی وڈ is the informal term popularly used for the Mumbai -based Hindi-language Film industry in India In 2003 he was appointed Professor at the European Graduate School where he is teaching Summer Intensive Courses on media and design. The European Graduate School (EGS in Switzerland is a privately funded graduate school founded by the non-profit European Foundation of Interdisciplinary Studies In 2005, he became "visionary in residence" at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. Art Center College of Design (commonly referred to as Art Center) is a Private college located in Pasadena, California. Pasadena ( is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. He lived in Belgrade with his second wife, Serbian author and film-maker Jasmina Tesanovic  for several years. Belgrade (Београд Beograd is the Capital and largest city of Serbia. Jasmina Tešanović ( Serbian: Јасмина Тешановић (born March 7, 1954) is a Feminist, political activist ( Women in Black In September 2007 he moved to Turin, Italy. Italy (Italia officially the Italian Republic, (Repubblica Italiana is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe, and on the two largest  He also travels the world extensively giving speeches and attending conferences.
In his hometown of Austin, Texas, the author was known for throwing large South By Southwest parties up through 2005, and for participating in his block's annual Christmas lights display, to which Sterling added digital art. Texas ( is a state geographically located in the South Central United States and is also known as the Lone Star State. South by Southwest ( SXSW) is a set of interactive, Film, and Music festivals and conferences that take place Christmas lights (also sometimes called fairy lights, twinkle lights or holiday lights in the United States are strands of Electric lights used Digital art most commonly refers to Art created on a Computer in Digital form
- Involution Ocean (1977) - A science fiction version of Moby Dick, set in a deep crater filled with dust instead of water, featuring an impossible romance between the protagonist and an alien woman. Moby-Dick is an 1851 Novel by Herman Melville. The story tells the adventures of the wandering sailor Ishmael and his voyage on the whaleship
- The Artificial Kid (1980) - A novel about a young street fighter who continuously films himself using remote controlled cameras. The Artificial Kid is a Science fiction novel by Bruce Sterling, published in 1980
- Schismatrix (1985) - The twenty third century solar system is divided among two human factions: the "Shapers" who are employing genetics and psychology, and the "Mechanists" who use computers and body prosthetics. Schismatrix ( is a Science fiction Novel by Bruce Sterling, originally published in 1985. The novel is narrated from the viewpoint of Abelard Lindsay, a brilliant diplomat who makes history many times throughout the story. Diplomacy is the art and practice of conducting Negotiations between representatives of groups or states
- Islands in the Net (1988) - a view of an early twenty first century world apparently peaceful with delocalised, networking corporations. Islands in the Net, a 1988 Science fiction novel by Bruce Sterling, offers a view of an early 21st century world apparently peaceful with delocalised A corporation is a separate legal entity usually used to conduct business The protagonist, swept up in events beyond her control, finds herself in the places off the net, from a datahaven in Grenada, to a Singapore under terrorist attack, and the poorest and most disaster-struck part of Africa. A data haven is a Computer or a network that holds Data protected from government action by both technical means ( Encryption) and location in Grenada (grɪˈneɪdə is an Island nation that includes the southern Grenadines in the southeastern Caribbean Sea. Singapore Terrorism is the systematic use of terror especially as a means of coercion
- The Difference Engine (1990) (with William Gibson) - A steampunk alternate history novel set in a Victorian Great Britain in the throes of a steam-driven computer revolution. The Difference Engine is an alternate history Novel by William Gibson and Bruce Sterling. William Ford Gibson (born March 17 1948 is an American - Canadian writer who has been called the "noir prophet" of the Cyberpunk subgenre Steampunk is a subgenre of fantasy and Speculative fiction that came into prominence in the 1980s and early 1990s Alternate history or alternative history is a subgenre of Speculative fiction (or Science fiction) and Historical fiction Culture The Victorian fascination with novelty resulted in a deep interest in the relationship between modernity and cultural continuities See also Kingdom of Great Britain Great Britain (Breatainn Mhòr Prydain Fawr Breten Veur Graet Breetain is the larger of the two main islands
- Heavy Weather (1994) - Follows high-tech storm chasers in the American midwest where greenhouse warming has made tornadoes far more energetic than the present day. Heavy Weather is a Science fiction Novel by Bruce Sterling, first published in 1994 about a group of Storm chasers in a world The Greenhouse effect refers to the change in the Thermal equilibrium temperature of a planet or moon by the presence of an Atmosphere containing gas that absorbs A tornado is a violent rotating column of air which is in contact with both the surface of the earth and a Cumulonimbus cloud or in rare cases the base of a Cumulus
- Holy Fire (1996) - Set in a world of steadily increasing longevity (gerontocracy), a newly rejuvenated American woman drifts through the marginalised subculture of European young artists while dealing with the implications of posthumanism. Holy Fire is a 1996 Science fiction novel by Cyberpunk writer Bruce Sterling. A gerontocracy is a form of oligarchical rule in which an entity is ruled by leaders who are significantly older than most of the adult population For the term in biology see Subculture (biology. For the song by New Order see Sub-culture (song. The definition of an artist is wide-ranging and covers a broad spectrum of Activities to do with creating Art, practicing the Arts and/or demonstrating In literary and Critical theory, posthumanism or post-humanism, meaning beyond humanism, is a major European Continental philosophy
- Distraction (1998) - A master political strategist and a genius genetic researcher find love as they fight an insane Louisiana governor for control of a high-tech scientific facility in a post-collapse United States. The State of Louisiana ( or, État de Louisiane, pronounced) is a state located in the southern region of the United States of America The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Winner of the 2000 Arthur C. Clarke Award. 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. This article describes the Arthur C Clarke Award For the awards that recognise British space achievement see Sir Arthur Clarke Award. US editions: ISBN 0-553-10484-5 (hardcover), ISBN 0-553-57639-9 (paperback).
- Zeitgeist (2000) - A girl group ala the Spice Girls tours the Middle East under the direction of trickster Leggy Starlitz. A girl group is a Popular music act featuring several young Female Singers who generally harmonize together The Spice Girls are a BRIT Award -winning English pop Girl group formed in 1994 The Middle East is a Subcontinent with no clear boundaries often used as a synonym to Near East, in opposition to Far East. In Mythology, and in the study of Folklore and Religion, a trickster is a God, Goddess, spirit, man woman or anthropomorphic Explores a world in which postmodernism and deconstructionism were actually true in their postulation of reality as a malleable major consensus narrative. Postmodernism literally means 'after the modernist movement' While " Modern " itself refers to something "related to the present" the movement of modernism Deconstruction is a term used in Philosophy, Literary criticism, and the Social sciences, popularised through its usage by Jacques Derrida in Social constructionism and social constructivism are sociological and psychological theories of Knowledge that consider how social phenomena develop in
- The Zenith Angle (2004) - A techno-thriller about a cyber-security expert who goes to work for the U. The Zenith Angle is a Science fiction Novel by Bruce Sterling, first published in 2004 about a pioneering expert in computer and network S. government fighting terrorism after 9/11.
Short story collections
- Mirrorshades: A Cyberpunk Anthology (1986) - defining cyberpunk short story collection, edited by Bruce Sterling; ISBN 0-441-53382-5
- Crystal Express (1989) - a collection of short stories, including several set in the Shaper/Mechanist universe; ISBN 0-87054-158-7
- Spider Rose
- Cicada Queen
- Sunken Gardens
- Twenty Evocations
- Green Days in Brunei
- The Beautiful and the Sublime
- The Little Magic Shop
- Flowers of Edo
- Dinner in Audoghast
- Globalhead (1992, paperback 1994); ISBN 0-553-56281-9
- Our Neural Chernobyl
- Storming the Cosmos
- The Compassionate, the Digital
- Jim and Irene
- The Sword of Damocles
- The Gulf Wars
- The Shores of Bohemia
- The Moral Bullet
- The Unthinkable
- We See Things Differently
- Hollywood Kremlin
- Are You for 86?
- Dori Bangs
- A Good Old-fashioned Future (1999); ISBN 1-85798-710-1
- Maneki Neko
- Big Jelly (with Rudy Rucker)
- The Littlest Jackal
- Sacred Cow
- Deep Eddy
- Bicycle Repairman
- Visionary in Residence (2006); ISBN 1-56025-841-1
- In Paradise
- Homo Sapiens Declared Extinct
- Ivory Tower
- Message Found in a Bottle
- The Growthing
- The Scab's Progress
- Junk DNA
- The Necropolis of Thebes
- The Blemmye's Stratagem
- The Denial
- The Hacker Crackdown: Law and Disorder on the Electronic Frontier (1992) - about the panic of law enforcers in the late 1980s about 'hackers' and the raid on Steve Jackson Games as part of Operation Sun Devil. "The Gernsback Continuum" is a Short story by William Gibson about a Photographer who has been given the assignment of photographing William Ford Gibson (born March 17 1948 is an American - Canadian writer who has been called the "noir prophet" of the Cyberpunk subgenre Tom Maddox is an American Science fiction writer known for his part in the early Cyberpunk movement Pat Cadigan (born 1953 is an American-born Science fiction author, whose work is described as part of the Cyberpunk movement Rudolf von Bitter Rucker (born March 22, 1946 in Louisville Kentucky) is an American Computer scientist and Science fiction Marc Laidlaw (born 1960 is an American writer of Science fiction and horror and also a Computer game designer with Valve Software James Patrick Kelly (born 1951 in Mineola New York) is a Hugo - and Nebula -award winning American Science fiction author Gregory Dale Bear (born August 20, 1951) is an American Science fiction and mainstream author Lewis Shiner ( December 30, 1950, Eugene Oregon) is an American writer John Patrick Shirley (born February 10, 1953) is an American Science fiction and horror writer of Novels short stories Paul Di Filippo (born October 29, 1954 in Providence, Rhode Island) is an American Science fiction writer "Red Star Winter Orbit" is a short story written by William Gibson and Bruce Sterling and published in Gibson's Burning Chrome collection Crystal Express is a collection of Science fiction and fantasy stories by Cyberpunk author Bruce Sterling. The Shaper/Mechanist universe is the setting for a series of Science fiction short stories (and the novel Schismatrix) written by the author Bruce Hackers (ISBN 0-441-00375-3 is an Anthology of short stories edited by Jack Dann and Gardner Dozois. Bicycle Repairman is a Postcyberpunk short story by Science fiction writer Bruce Sterling. The Hacker Crackdown Law and Disorder on the Electronic Frontier (ISBN 0-553-56370-X is a nonfiction book written by Bruce Sterling in 1992 In Computing, hacker has several meanings A community of enthusiast Computer programmers and Systems designers originated in the 1960s Steve Jackson Games (SJG is a Game company founded in 1980 by Steve Jackson, that creates and publishes role-playing, board Operation Sundevil was a 1990 nation-wide United States Secret Service crackdown on "illegal computer hacking activities" Spectra Books, ISBN 0-553-56370-X. Reasoning that the book had a naturally time-limited commercial life, he has made the text of the book freely available via Project Gutenberg (HTML version). Project Gutenberg, abbreviated as PG, is a volunteer effort to Digitize, archive and distribute Cultural works
- Tomorrow Now: Envisioning the next fifty years (2002) - a popular science approach on futurology, reflecting technology, politics and culture of the next 50 years. Futures Studies, Foresight, or Futurology is the science art and practice of postulating possible probable and preferable futures and the worldviews Technology is a broad concept that deals with a Species ' usage and knowledge of Tools and Crafts and how it affects a species' ability to control and adapt Politics Politics is the process by which groups of people make decisions Culture (from the Latin cultura stemming from colere, meaning "to cultivate" generally refers to patterns of human activity and the symbolic Readers of Sterling will recognize many issues from books like Zeitgeist, Distraction or Holy Fire. ISBN 0679463224
- Shaping Things (2005) is a "book about created objects", i. e. a lengthy essay about design, things and how we will move from the age of products and gizmos to the age of spimes (a Sterling neologism). In Marketing, a product is anything that can be offered to a Market that might satisfy a want or need Gizmo is a Placeholder name for any small technological item Other similar names are gadget, widget, thingamajig, etc The 150-pages book covers issues like "intelligent things" (spiked with RFID-tags), sustainability and "fabbing". Radio-frequency identification ( RFID) is an automatic identification method relying on storing and remotely retrieving data using devices called RFID tags or Sustainability, in a general sense is the capacity to maintain a certain process or state indefinitely MIT Press, ISBN 0-262-69326-7. The MIT Press is a University press affiliated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT in Cambridge Massachusetts ( USA)
- ^ a b Alastair Reynolds, Essay: "Future Histories", Locus, Vol. The Hayakawa Award is an award chosen annually by its readers ( Hayakawa SF Magazine) for the best Japanese short story illustrator and foreign short story Locus is a monthly American Magazine, subtitled "The Magazine Of The Science Fiction & Fantasy Field" 57, No. 5, Issue 550, November 2006, p. 39; also included as afterword to Galactic North; ". Galactic North (ISBN 057507910X published by Gollancz) is a collection of short stories by the science fiction author Alastair Reynolds. . . I owe an equally obvious debt to Bruce Sterling, whose Shaper/Mechanist sequence blew my mind on several levels. . . Read Schismatrix if you haven't already done so: it will melt your face. "
- Bruce Sterling at the Open Directory Project
- Closing talk by Bruce Sterling South by South West, March 13, 2007, Austin Texas. The Open Directory Project ( ODP) also known as dmoz (from directory Events 1138 - Cardinal Gregorio Conti is elected Antipope as Victor IV, succeeding Anacletus II. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century.
- Opening keynote speech at Ubicomp 2006 conference, Orange County, California. Ubiquitous computing ( ubicomp) is a post-desktop model of Human-computer interaction in which information processing has been thoroughly integrated into Orange County is a county in Southern California, United States. Bruce's speech begins at 0:10:20.
- Video Interview with Bruce Sterling, English language with German intro and subtitles
- Wired Blog : Beyond the beyond
- Video Lecture by Bruce Sterling, European Graduate School, Saas-fee, Switzerland 2006 about technologies such as RFID's.
- Reason Magazine Interview with Bruce Sterling
- Interview pour le site Actusf. com (in French)
- Archive of Catscan columns at EFF
- Talk at the Innovationsforum Interactiondesign, Germany 2007
Events 43 BC - Battle of Forum Gallorum: Mark Antony, besieging Julius Caesar 's assassin Decimus Junius Brutus in Year 1954 ( MCMLIV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1954 Gregorian calendar)
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